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Min Carter

Min Carter, Associate Professor

Dr. Min Z. Carter is an Associate Professor of Management at College of Business, Southern Illinois University. She received her Ph.D. in Management from Auburn University. Prior to joining SIU, she completed a two-year post-doctoral program at Auburn University, and served on faculty at Troy University. She also received her MBA from Troy University and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Zhejiang University.

Dr. Carter’s research has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Management Studies, among others. She has served on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Management. She has also served as an ad-hoc reviewer for journals including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, and The Leadership Quarterly, among others.

Dr. Carter teaches Organizational Behavior for undergraduate students, as well as Advances in Organizational Behavior and Advanced Research Methods II for doctorial students while continuing her award-winning research.

Dr. Carter said she was attracted to SIU because of the collegial culture and the people who build such a fine institution. Her hope is that she would be remembered by students for encouraging each of them to reach their fullest potential.

Min Carter

Office: Rehn Hall, 207A
Phone: 618-453-7892

Research Interests

  • Contextual and multi-level issues
  • Cross-cultural research
  • Leadership and motivation
  • Organizational justice
  • Social exchange

Selected Publications


Bernerth, J. B., Carter, M. Z., & Cole, M. S. (in press). The (in)congruence effect of leaders’ narcissism identity and reputation on performance: A socioanalytic multi-stakeholder perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Seo, J., Nahrgang, J. D., Carter, M. Z., & Hom, P. W. (2018). Not All differentiation is the same: Examining the moderating effects of leader-member exchange (LMX) configurations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 478-495. DOI: 10.1037/apl0000262

Washburn, N. T., Waldman, D. A., Sully de Luque, M., & Carter, M. Z. (2018). Executives’ stakeholder values in the prediction of work process change. Journal of Management Studies, 55, 1423-1451. DOI:10.1111/joms.12394

Finalist for the best paper award in Journal of Management Studies, 2018

Carter, M. Z., Mossholder, K. W., & Harris, J. (2018). Congruence effects of contingent reward leadership intended and experienced on team effectiveness: The mediating role of distributive justice climate. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 91, 465-485.  DOI: 10.1111/joop.12210

*Park, J. H., *Carter, M. Z., DeFrank, R., & Deng, Q. (2018). Abusive supervision, psychological distress, and silence: The effects of gender dissimilarity between supervisors and subordinates. Journal of Business Ethics, 153, 775-792. (*equal contribution) DOI: 10.1007/s10551-016-3384-3

*Carter, M. Z., & *Mossholder, K. W. (2015). Are we on the same page? The performance effects of congruence between supervisor and group trust. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 1349-1363. (*equal contribution) DOI: 10.1037/a0038798

Waldman, D. A., Carter, M. Z., & Hom, P. W. (2015). A multi-level investigation of leadership and turnover behavior. Journal of Management, 41, 1724-1744. DOI: 10.1177/0149206312460679

Carter, M. Z., Mossholder, K. W., Feild, H., & Armenakis, A. A. (2014). Transformational leadership, interactional justice, and organizational citizenship behavior: The effects of supervisor-subordinate racial and gender dissimilarity. Group & Organization Management, 39, 691-719. DOI: 10.1177/1059601114551605

Cole, M. S., Carter, M. Z., & Zhang, Z. (2013). Leader-team congruence in power distance values and team effectiveness: The mediating role of procedural justice climate. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 962-973. DOI: 10.1037/a0034269

Carter, M. Z., Armenakis, A. A., Feild, H., & Mossholder, K. W. (2013). Transformational leadership, relationship quality, and employee performance during continuous incremental organizational change. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, 942–958. DOI: 10.1002/job.1824

Finalist for the best paper award in Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2013